Pope Benedict XVI kisses the Stone of Anointing,where Christians believe the body of Jesus was prepared for burial, in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem on May 15, 2009. (UPI Photo/Yannis Behrakis/Pool)
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